Moving Around The World

Moving Around The World

As I am writing this blog, I’m at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam waiting to board a plane to Bangkok, Thailand. It’ll be a 17-hour journey with a short layover in China. A long trip, but it’s ok, because I’m on the road again! This will be my third trip, 4th continent...
Movement Is All Around

Movement Is All Around

While South America is bathing in the summer sun, I find myself back in cold and cozy Europe reflecting on a beautiful journey through another part of the moving world. The importance of movement is even more clear to me now that I have visited countries where...
Learning Through Movement

Learning Through Movement

Carefully, Luciana Amaral places three small wooden sticks into a pattern on the floor; one stick points forward, one sideways and the next one in a diagonal line. Twenty pairs of eyes follow her every move intensely. She stands next to her finished figure and...
Moved By Isabel Marques

Moved By Isabel Marques

The three dancers move beautifully across the stage. Suddenly, I see them coming towards me. I have no idea what will happen, but I know for a fact that I won’t be sitting still for much longer. One of the female dancers grabs my hand and pulls me up from the floor,...
Moving Children In São Paulo

Moving Children In São Paulo

Taking a flight from New York to São Paulo after spending eight hours on a plane from Amsterdam to New York and nine hours waiting around at the airport is well… how shall I put it… an experience. I was exhausted and had lost feeling in both my legs, shoulders and...